As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advocates and legislative Democrats made a last-minute attempt to ratchet up the pressure to restore Arizona’s KidsCare program.Read More »
A complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service against a “dark money” group that spent hundreds...
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “power grab” by Gov. Doug Ducey.Read More »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green light to a contentious proposal that would dramatically reduce property taxes for Grand Canyon University and, in the process, raise them for others who live near the school.Read More »
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed poised to add millions in spending for K-12 education when the bills reach the House floor to break a stalemate that stalled a budget deal for several days.Read More »
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a way that businesses actually want.Read More »
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlement talks after a tense two weeks of skirmishes between the two sides.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change in the budget that would make it far more difficult for overcrowded school districts to get state funding to expand.Read More »
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spending plan, with a promise of amendments to the bills on the chamber’s floor.Read More »
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow money at better interest rates.Read More »
Two ballot referrals would regulate solar companies as public service corporations and require the Arizona Corporation Commission to change rates and rules for solar.Read More »